Industry News Archives - Medicine on Time

Twenty-five​ ​years​ ​ago,​ ​the​ ​acclaimed​ ​Healthy​ ​Aging​ ​publication​ ​recognized​ ​a​ ​need​ ​for spreading​ ​awareness​ ​for​ ​and​ ​amongst​ ​our​ ​aging​ ​citizens.​ ​It​ ​was​ ​first​ ​introduced​ ​when​ ​those​ ​in the​ ​baby​ ​boomer​ ​generation​ ​were​ ​about​ ​to​ ​turn​ ​50​​—a​ ​critical​ ​time​ ​when​ ​no​ ​one​ ​wants​ ​to discuss​ ​the​ ​implications​ ​of​ ​growing​ ​older,​ ​but​ ​living​ ​a​ ​healthy​ ​lifestyle​ ​is​ ​of​ ​utmost​ ​importance.  

Community Pharmacists make a big difference in the lives of medication-takers, working to make medication management safe, easy, and efficient. National Check Your Meds Day on Oct. 21st supports those efforts.

The World Health Organization has found that medication errors cause at least one death every day and injure approximately 1.3 million people annually in the United States of America alone. These are not minor consequences and often can lead to additional complications or even death. Their findings have caused them to take action against these errors, by launching a global initiative to reduce severe, avoidable medication-associated harm in all countries by 50% over the next 5 years.

Mac Prescription Shop is the McKesson Pharmacy of the Year!